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Singleness – not spoken about enough but for many people a struggle or challenge and for others something to celebrate

i kissed dating: the parts – some thoughts about dating

40 Tips to help you improve your Marriage – some big, some small and all just ideas that may or may not work for you

How to save a marriage [before you need to] – i asked some married friends to share some ideas on what makes marriage work…

How to love your husband/wife better – the parts – a series looking at some different ways you can love your person well

What my Married Friends would like their Single Friends to know: Meet Lisa van Deventer

By |Nov 26th, 2014|Categories: friends and enemas, relationships, thorts of other people, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

10 years ago, I was never going to get married. I was a single mom, had my own house, my own business and my own car. I had the freedom to do what I wanted, [...]

What my Single Friends would like their Married Friends to know: Meet Chris Jacobs

By |Nov 25th, 2014|Categories: friends and enemas, relationships, things to wrestle with, thorts of other people, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Where do you even begin to describe the real challenges associated with singleness vs. marriage? I run the risk of making myself incredibly vulnerable by the detail I share in this post, but to most [...]

The Importance Of Being Earnest (Sex, Religion and the New South Africa)

By |Nov 19th, 2014|Categories: challenging thorts, God stuff, love and chocolate, relationships, thorts of other people, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

[a guest post by Sindile Mlingo Vabaza] I will not pretend to have grasped the inherent difficulties in running a country but I think I can confidently assert that if we want not only a [...]

Race in South Africa: Moving towards a truly Rainbow Nation

By |Nov 1st, 2014|Categories: challenging thorts, change the world, pain and Hope, relationships, thorts of other people, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

i have loved the conversations happening on my blog with regards to matters of Race recently. A lot of the posts are specific to South Africa, but i imagine there are themes, ideas and principles that will [...]

First steps in the New South Africa: A response by Sindile Vabaza

By |Oct 30th, 2014|Categories: challenging thorts, change the world, relationships, thorts of other people, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

i have loved the conversation going on in the comments section of the blog piece Nkosi wrote for me on First Steps White South Africans can make towards a really new South Africa. My friend Lex [...]

To Be A Mum [she’s Australian!] – meet Bek Curtis

By |Oct 15th, 2014|Categories: family, inspire-ations, pain and Hope, relationships, thorts of other people, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

I am 'Mum' to three amazing biological children. Sir J, aged 14, Lady M aged 12 and Little Miss 7. You can stop pulling that face, these are not their real names, just how I refer [...]

Marriage Year 5: Meet Lily and Jonathan Dunn

By |Jul 26th, 2014|Categories: inspire-ations, love and chocolate, marriage, pain and Hope, relationships, thorts of other people|Tags: , , , , , , |

Photo courtesy of Taylorraephotography.com I’ll be the first to tell you that I suck at marriage. Let me give you an example. A few weeks ago we were sitting on a bench outside [...]

Lies about Sex: Part III – Sex is for Boys

By |Jul 20th, 2014|Categories: relationships, Taboo Topics, thorts of other people|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There is this pervasive myth, particularly prevalent in the evangelical Christian subculture (though I’d argue it’s present in other parts of society too) that boys are sexual and girls (at least good girls) aren’t. In [...]

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